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The House of Commons debate on the position of EU Nationals

James Brokenshire, The Minister for Immigration, responded to questions on EU nationals living in the UK in the House of Commons on 4 July 2016.


Brexit – impact on the rights of EU citizens in the UK

The results of the EU referendum have undoubtedly left many EU citizens confused as to what the future holds for them and their families in the UK. While things may change in the long-term, it is important to remember that the current EU legal framework will continue to apply until the exit negotiation process is concluded and Britain formally reaches an agreement with the European Union on its position, something which is expected to take a minimum of two and a half years, so as to possibly be effective from 1 January 2019.


Brexit and Immigration

What is going to happen with immigration following the Brexit decision? In order to reach a Brexit deal on movement of people, it is likely the UK will have to enter into negotiations with the EU as a whole. It will probably be unable to treat French or German nationals more favourably in terms of UK immigration rights than those from other EU countries like Romania and Bulgaria. 


Changes to company registers – Register of People with Significant Control

From 6 April 2016, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 requires companies to maintain a register of people with significant control over the company.